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ANDREWS A MORRIS, Pubs. PRE8COTT. • • ARKANSAS THE BEST REAL "PULL." Now that the summer Is nearly over hundreds of young men who were graduated last June from colleges and j high schools are entering the voca , tions which they Intend shall he their ! life’s work. Some are still seeking suit- ! able openings. The young man with- > out a “null" may believe himself hand! : capped. He Is likely to see Instances > where the employer gives first con sideration to his son. his nephew or the son of a friend. Ilut that is no ; more than right. The average bus! j ness man recognizes the obligations o( relationship and friendship, up to the point where they do not impair his . material Interests and those of his as- : soclates. His nephew and his friend's ! son must make good—his own son. most of all. His tendency. In fact, is to be more strict with his son than lie Is with any of his other employes, says the Cleveland Leader. If a young man thus favored with the first oppor tunity shows that he will be a failure In the work he Is doing, he Is re moved. Family ties and friendship usually will not hold him. Then comes the chance of the young man who may have felt discouraged because he had no "pull.” The best “pull” any young man can have In starting In life Is honesty. Industry and the determina tion to work for his employer as though he were working for himself. He should realize that, In fact, he la working for himself and that he has a financial Interest In the business, to the extent of his pay. Such a young man is bound to succeed. (0j A year ago a tipless hotel of the f* first class was opened in London. The management “positively announced” that no gratuities to waiters, porters, maids or other employes would be per mitted or suffered. The "experiment,” ks everybody called it, seemed ex tremely Interesting, but the result was considered doubtful. Skeptics said: "Walt a month or tw’o.” The hotel Is now a year old. The public Is as sured that the no-tip policy has been enforced to the letter, that the es tablishment has prospered beyond all expectations, and that there has been no trouble whatever in getting em ployes—and good, fit, well-mannered employes, too. This Is very gratifying news Indeed, says the Chicago Record Herald. Presumably the hotel pays •wages and salaries that compare fa ■vorably with those of hotels where tips "go,” or run riot, at all hours of the day and night. Mere prohibitions, where temptations exist, will not eradl cate an abuse. Hut if everybody is satisfied at the tipless hotel there Is no reason why Its policy should not succeed permanently. tJpon a Newport "farin'' which cost a fortune the young owner lies ill of typhoid fever. A wealthy woman near by suffers from the same "disease of dirt.*' In Manhattan last year there Was a sporadic outbreak In the region of costly apartment houses. This year It Is Brooklyn’s turn, says the New York World. In this city, with Its guarded water supply. It is likely that typhoid at this season is brought from Insanitary summer resorts or incurred during automobile runs. Every life lost by typhoid Is a wasted life. It Is absolutely preventable. People who live In marble halls without caring whether poison runs In the pipes be hind them; the very rich who spend millions In display but neglect sanita tlon; college professors caught un aware by epidemics like that In Ithaca —these have themselves to blame II the diseaBo occurs. Typhoid origins ting In any community disgraces It. A new method of making physical examinations to detect the presence ol tuberculosis lias been demonstrated at Guy’s hospital. London. The examtna tlon Is made by the aid of X-rays, and shovs tuberculous ravages In thr lungs. It Is said, at an earlier stags than they are revealed by the stetho scope. The X-ray Is valuable for many purposes, but must always be Used with caution, as numerous sad experiences have taught. Cable reports that In Berlin during ring bouts a band always plays lively *lrs, and mtiny boxers not only keep j time with their feet but seem to take j their bitting and sidestepping cues from the music. This is magnificent, but It Is not boxing. Over here there's no music required save the thud of the padded glove and the contestants have to move lively enough. An Interesting Incident at the con vention of the National Association ol Master Bakers In Baltimore was the reading of a paper by a Washington lady dealing vigorously with the melh ods of bakers and pleading for home made bread both for sanitary reason and as a matter of economy. T1 bakers were gallant enough to alio the lady to have her say. and if h< objection to some of the practises im tloucd are well founded doubth there v.til bo reform. ERECT MONUMENT TO CONFEDERATES CEREMONY HELD AT LONOKE. WHEN UNITED DAUGHTERS PRESENTED SHAFT. The Monument Is Made of Georgia Marble and the Total Cost Was About $1,500. Lonoke.—The Confederate monu ment recently erected in the court house square here was unveiled be fore a large crowd of veterans and visitors. The address of welcome was deliv ered uy Mayor Jake M. Gates, who ted the veterans and more than 400 school children »o the monument, headed by a hand from Little Rock. Here all joined in singing 'Dixie," after which the monument was pre sented to (tie veterans by Miss Anna Mae Gatewood, on the part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The speech of acceptance was deliv ered by Judge George Sibley. The monument was then unveiled and the base and pedestal covered with flowers. The monument Just unveiled is of Georgia marble and the figure, a Con federate soldier in full uniform, rest ing on his gun, is a fine piece of sculpture. The total cost of the monument was about $1 ,500, and the money wms raised by tho United Daughters of the Confederacy. UNION DENOUNCES SCHOOL TRUSTEES Craighead County Farmers’ Union Says Farmers Have Been Ignored. Jonesboro.—The Craighead County Farmers’ Union, in a, meeting held in the courthouse, passed resolutions de nouncing the management of the First District Agricultural School. The resolutions were stinging in their nature and caused a sensation In Jonesboro. The resolutions called attention to the fact that the man Agement has ignored the farmers in luaking appointments of members of the factulty. It is claimed in ihe resolutions that Victor C. Kays, prin cipal, who is from northern Illinois, near Chicago, has ignored all recom mendations by the union for the appointment of some Southern farm experts on the faculty, but that he has persistently appointed North erners who are not in sympathy with the sections supposed to be benefited by the school. While the resolutions do not ask for the removal of the principal of the school, it is claimed that not only his removal, hut the removal of the advisory board will be asked for later. EO ORGANIZE A GOOD ROADS CIUB An Effort Will Be Made tn Improve White River Road. Rogers.—At a meeting of the direc tors of the Commercial Club plans were laid for a good roads campaign. An effort will be put forth to improve til*- White river road, three miles of which has already been worked and is in better condition than many of the streets iu this city. An effort will also be made to have the l’ea Ridge road improved. Mentbbrs of the council and Mayor Mays will be in vited to co-operc* a move to have the streets of Rogers placed in better condition. It is also the in tention of the citizens to urge the pavement of the principal streets. Celebrate Bridge Completien. (llenwood.—The completion of the $10,000 steel bridge which spans Cad do river at (llenwood was celebrated recently by the citizens of this place. F. B. Murphy, cashier of the Bank of Glen wood, was chairman of the meet ing, the principal address beiu» de livered by Chancellor Alonzo Curl of Hot Springs. The bridge, Including abutments, is about 500 feet long anu 15 feet wide. Good Crops on Worn-Out Land. Gumlog. Alonzo Young, a farmer living near here, out this season from one acre of what was supposed to ha worn-out landr 5o dozen bundles of oats, then planted the acre in corn and peas, making 15 bushels of corn and 1,200 pounds of peas. He also has an acre in Klberta peaches, from which he realized about $200. Say Gas Has Been Discovered. Pine Bluff.—A pocket of gas Is said to have been discovered at Faith, 12 miles south of this city, on the Cotton Belt railroad, where a com pany of local capitalists has been drilling an oil well for some time. The well is now reported to be 800 feet in depth, and it is pi an nod to go l ,f>0o feet. United Veterans Form a Camp. Magazine.—A number of citizens of this place have signed a petition for a charter for a camp of United Con federate Veterans. Magazine expects to ha -e a large camp and send a good delegation to the reunion at Little Hoc*' next spring. Pope County’s Successful Fair. Russellville.- The Courth annual Pop . County Fair was held here last week. The fair was held on th - uain streets, and a dozen or more ents, showr and stands, with tho tsual fair attractions, made Russell :’Se lively. The poultry displty wa io finest ever exhibited in Pope ouaty. The live stock, hogs, cattlo nd rhoep were meritorious exhibits, nd the fruit exhibit was also very nog especially canned fruit, apples, cubes and pears. All kinds of farm products were well represented SEVEN HELD ON MURDER CHARGES Three Men and a Woman Also Held for Infanticide. Harrisburg.—There were seven men in jail under the charge of murder and three men and a woman under ;he charge of infanticide, who were : held to await the action of the pres ! cut grand jury. The grand jury went to work immediately on these ■ murder eases and returned indict I ments against four of them for inur ■ der in ttie first degree. They were 1 against Ed Mutts, charged with shoot mg and killing a man at a picnic on ' J.iltle river near I^epanto, and against [three bricklayers, charged with beat j mg a man into insensibility and I throwing him into the St. Francis river in sight of the town of Marked Tree. There were several eye-wit nesses tn both of these tragedies. . These cases have not yet been set 1 lor trial, and it is not known whether they will have their trials this term of court or not. MAKE PAPER OUT OF RICE STRAW Northern Mill Has Produced Sample Showing It Can Be Done. Stuttgart.—Samples of paper made from rice straw have beeti received In this city, the product of a Northern mill. The straw has been converted into a good linen-finish bond paper in one sample and the others show the bleached and unbleached wrapping papers. This city has long been in terested In the establishment of a paper mill here to take care of tne immense surplus of rice straw, but heretofore there has been no positive assurance that the straw could be made into serviceable paper. Since ascertaining this fact it is not unlikely that some steps will he taken to either secure a branch of a largo mill here or organize an Independent company for the manufacture of pa per and other products from rice straw. I _ GIRL’S STEPFATHER SHOOTS A MAN Couple Were Riding Together When the Shot Was Fired Beebe.—Roy Ferguson, in company with Miss Mattie Rogers, was way laid and shot on the public road be i tween Lebanon church and Garner, and officers are in search of a man by the namo of Parker, the stepfather of the young lady, on a charge of having done the shooting. Both of ! the young people claim to have rec 1 ognized Parker, who, they say, rushed out of ambush, in company with another man and shot as they passed ; along the road. Ferguson was shot i under the shoulder and painfully but i not fatally wounded. Parker Is the stepfather of the young lady and is said to have forbidden Ferguson to j pay her any attention. rxey.'o Is Killed by a Belt. Jonesboro.—Wesley McBride, a ne | gro, employed for six years by the Roberts Cotton Oil Company, was killed while fixing a belt at the mill. While working, his clothing was caught and he was carried around the shaft. One of his legs was cut off. The machinery was stopped as soon as possible and the man re i moved, but he only lived a lew hours. Orders a New Jail. Bentonville.—The Benton County Levying Court at its recent meeting authorized the county judge to secure plans and specifications for a new county jail, select a site for the building and proceed with its con st ruct ion as soon as possible. A levy of one-half mill tax was authorized with which to pay for building the Jail. Canning Factory Resumes. Magnolia.—Tho M;ignolia Canning Company, which has been shut down since tlie peach crop, has opened up again to handle the sweet potato crop of the county. The management has already placed an order for 10, 000 bushels of sweet potatoes. The factory employs from 75 to 125 hands during each season. Gins Running Day and Night. Hartman.—The gins at this plac« are running day and night on ac count of the good cotton crop which i is being gathered during the fine t weather. Most of the corn crop ha' ! been gathered and many of the farm j ers are preparing to iow wheat. Imboden Paper Is Enlarged. Imboden.—Harvey Burgess, editor ! and publisher of the Imboden Gazette, | lias enlarged that paper from its for mer size of a small quarto to an S , page 6-column paper, and makes tha announcement that another onlarg* nient of tin* size of the paper will he i made at an early d te. _ I Farmers Are Shipping Apples. ; St. Paul. The farmers of Madison i county are shipping apples in carload ! lots. At least 25 or 30 cars will be shipped to Kansas City, St. Louis, i Memphis and other points over the Frisco railroad. Carlisle Had a Splendid Fair. Carlisle.—The fifth annual Central Arkansas Fair was in full tilt last week. From nine of tho surrounding counties, all of which wore represent ed, came trainloads of expectant vis itors, who found their anticipations well met by exhibits and displays, in ganlous, original and meritorious. Probably the feature of the fair was the Rico Palace, into which the ng ricultur.il hall hud beeu converted Beyond any doubt the rice exhibit! exceeded anything hitherto showu It j the state. CAMDEN HASA SHOOTING AFFRAY CAPT. P. C. BLAINE IS KILLED BY CITY MARSHAL ELLIS, WHO FIRED FOUR TIMES Throe of the Bullets Took Effect in Blaine's Body, Death Resulting Almost Instantly. Camden. Ark.—Just inside of too front nait of the store of Terrell & Goodgane, City Marsha' A. \V. Ellis shot and almost instantly killed Cap tain 1». C. Blaine. lust prior to the killing. Captain Blaine and Captain J. T. Burkett had an altercation near the Ouachita hotel. Friends of the two interfered and trouble of any se rious kind was averted. Shortly afterward, Marshal Ellis was informed tint Captain Blaine was making threats against Burkett. 11c went in search of Blaine and when he found him asked him to step inside the store and he searc " ’ for weapons, after informing Blaine what he had heard about the alleged threats. Witnesses to the killing say that Blaine struck Ellis with brass knuckles and put liis hand to bis hip pocket as if to draw a gun. Ellis, it is said, then drew his pistol and began firing. He shot four times, three of the shots taking effect. NEGRO HAS BEEN TAKEN AWAY. Chicago Attorney Hides Client Who Is Wanted in Arkansas for Murder. Chicago.—When the matter of the requisition papers Issued by Governor Donaghey of Arkansas for the extra dition of Steve Greene, a negro warn ed in tiie Southern slate on a charge of murder, comes up before Governor Deneen, the required warrant will, in all probability, be issued, Greene will not be found in Illinois. Greene, according to his attorney, through whose strenuous efforts the fugitive was saved from what he declares was almost certain lynching, is now in a place where the Arkansas authorities are powerless to touch him. SEVEN BODIES REACH LAND. Waves Wash Up Victims of Recent Storm at Punta Gorda. Punta Gorda, Fla.—The bodies of seven men, all victims of the recent hurricane, were washed up by th1 waves. Six of the seven were sailors on Spanish fishing smacks which went to pieces near Boca Grande during the height of the storm. It is also believed that a seventh Spaniard was drowned, but nothing has been seen of his body. There are many more men missing in this vicinity, and it is like 1 v that the death toll of the recent hurricane will reach ten. Accidentally Shot With His Own Gun. Batavia, Ark. Fount Lamb, living about three miles west of Harrison, accidentally sh.it and killed himself with his own gun immediately follow ing a warning given hv a young lad that lie had belter be careful how he was handling the gun. He had re turned from a hunting trio and was leaning on the muzzle of his gun with his chin, talking to a young lady, who warned him of his danger. In some manner the gun was discharged and the shot went through his head, entering between the chin and neck. Indian Lands to Be Auctioned Off Washington.—All the allotted land.? of the five civilized tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, approximating 1,650,000 acres, and the forested area of the Choctaw nation, amounting to abou' 1,356,000 acres, are to be sold tit pub 11c auction, according to a decision reached by the interior department Regulations have been promulgated and the lands are now being adve.' tised for sale at public auction. They will he sold by counties continuously from November 21, 1910, to March 1, 1911. Plan a Rice Selling Agency. Beaumont, Texas.—At a meeting ol rice growers from every section ot I/Hiisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Arkansas here, it was unanimously agreed to organize a central selling agency, through which every producer will be pledged and bound to sell hi rice. The object is to make a uniform price for rough rice and to eliminate the middleman or broker, who, the growers declare, depresses the price paid the producer for rough rice an I maintains a hign price to 1 ho con sumer for the finished product. Rear Admiral Reid Dies. Mount Holly, N. .1. Rear Admiral John D. Reid, U. S. .V. retired, died at his home here after a brief ill ness of heart disease, aged 70 years. He saw service with the Gulf squad ron during the Civil war and was afterward in the lighthouse service and commander of the navy yard at Portsmouth. Peonage Charge Not Sustained. Little Rock. In the federal court here Judge Trieber virtually took the ease of A. P. Patterson out of the hands of the Jury by instructing them to return a verdict for the defendant on the charge of peonage on which he was being tried. Patterson is a negro planter living at Henrico, in Desha county, and he was indicted on a charge of peonage, it being charged that he had held two laborers on his plantation and forced them to worli for him under conditions eonsiltutlu peonage. QUAIL SEASON OPENS NOVEMBER I Resume of the Game and Fish Laws of Arkansas. Little Hock.—The open season for quail, under the Arkansas statutes, begins November 1 and will last till March 1. Persons who may be found guilty of shooting quail now will be subject to a severe penalty for violat ing the game laws. Below is a resume of the game laws of the state: Non-residents are prohibited from hunting or fishing, at any season. It is unlawful to construct, own or control traps in any waters of the state, and killing with explosives is unlawful. It is unlawful to ship game or game fish out of the state. It is unlawful for any railroad com pany or express company, or carrier, to accept game or game fish for shipment out of the state. It is unlawful to shoot ducks or geese before sunrise or after sunset. It is unlawful to buy or sell game of any kind, except bear, squirrel, rabbit, raccoon and opossum. It is unlawful to kill, injure or wound any wild bird other than the game birds, or tr destroy, rob, or dis turb the nests of any such birds, or to sell or expose for sale, dead or alive, any such birds, or their eggs, for anv company or corporation, cr private person to have in their pos session, for any purpose whatever, any such birds or eggs. This does not apply to English sparrows or birds of prey. Where parties are fishing for the market it is unlawful to use a seine cr net with less than a 4-inch mesh, and not to exceed GO feet in length. The open season for deer is be tween September 1 and February 1: for turkey, September 1 to May 1, and for quail November 1 to March 1. THE CUMBERI ANDS IOSETHHR CASE Presbyterian Merger Now Established • in Arkansas. Little Rook.—In the state supreme court the Cumberland Presbyterian church, opposed to the union of the Cumberland wing with the\Presbyte rian church, U. S. A., as effected through votes of the general assem blies of the two organizations four years ago, finally lost its case, and the matter of legality of the union is now definitely settled in Arkansas with victory for those favoring the merger. The supreme court denied a rehearing in the famous case. This was the last hope of those who op posed the union in Arkansas. The rasp was orieinallv passed ttnon hv the court about six months ago, in which it was held that the union of the two bodies had been legally ef fected and that all the property of both branches of the church had passed by that act under the control of the Presbyterian church, IT, S. A., as per the provisions of the merger. It is estimated 'that church proper tv at from •> half million to a mil lion dollars is involved in the merger, and at least a score of congregations. MARSHAL SHOT BY ORINKTN NTGRO Een Murray of Thornton Wounded While Making an Arrest. Thornton—Ben Murray, the town marshal, was shot by Cabe Wimble, a drunken negro whom be was trying to arrest. Murray's wounds tire not dangerous in character. Wimbley, who has a bad renutation, was drunk and disorderly and when Murray att< mpted to place him under arrest the negro sprang upon the officer and wrested his revolver from him. He then fired four shots at Murray, ono of which struck him in the calf of the leg. But for the timely arrival of Guy Buford, a white man, the officer probably would have been killed. Bu ford overpowered the black and sum moned aid. TO DFMOMSTRATF RICE AS A FOOD Cereal Will Be Shown in a “Palace" Built of the Straw. Stuttgart.—W(*rk has commenced on the construction of the rice palace for the Arkansas ltice Carnival next week. So far as known, this will be the first structure ever erected of thatched rice straw upon a frame work of pine. This structure will bo 50x70 feet and within will he housed ail the agricultural displays brought to the carnival. In one section of the building a rice kitchen will be in operation each day, serving an elab orate menu of rice cooked in most every conceivable manner. Alleged Murderer Still at Large. Helena.—Squire Hinton, the negro charged with the murder of Emma •Ion ins, a negress, near Helena a few nights ago, is still at large. The dead woman and Mattie Oliver, her neice, were walking along the rail road track when Hinton came and began quarreling with the Jenkins woman. According to the statement of Mattie Oliver. Hinton stabbed his victim in the breast with a long bladed knife, killing her instantly. Old Man's Assailants Escape. Alicia. Alj efforts to capture the Evans brothers, wanted in connec tion with the shooting of J. A. Taylor an old man 60 years of age, have been unsuccessful. Taylor Is still alive, but his condition is critical. Jacob Evans, it is alleged, fired at Taylor at close range with a shot gun during a fight between Taylor and a brother of Evans. The shot too:< effect in Taylor's hip. It Is said that the old man had fallen to ttie ground before the shot was flr«d by Evans I ^ • ; All Over Arkansas : SPECIAL MEETING HAS BEEN CALLED Will Raise Fund to Pay Farm Dem onstration by Subscriptions. Conway.—Following the action of the Faulkner County Levying Court in refusing to make an appropriation for salary of a government demonstration farm agent, County President John L. Phillips issued a call for a spe cial meeting of the County Farmers' Union to he held here November 11, at which time an effort will bo made to raise the necessary funds by pri vate subscription among the farmers and business men. The latter have been supporting the demonstration work in this county for the past four years, and the leading farmers, real izing the benefits they have derived, are strongly in favor of continuing the work. Alleged Murders Take Venue Change Marianna.—Judge Hutton of the l,ee county circuit court has granted the petition of C. W. McAlister, A1 Sulli van and Bob Williams, under indict ment for the murder of B. F. Kirby, to the St- Francis county circuit court. March 26, 1911, was set for the trial. The petition for a change of venue was signed by 24 citizens residing in different portions of the county. The affidavits of the peti tioners allege that the minds of the people in I^ee county were so pre judiced against the defendants that it would be impossible for them to secure a fair trial in that county. Champion Woman Cotton Picker. Magazine.—Mrs. Solon Chancellor, wife of a farmer living near Maga zine, is now regarded In Logan coun ty as the champion woman cotton picker in Arkansas. A few days ago Mrs. Chancellor went to the field where her husband was at work and asked him to hold her baby while •■he tried her hand at cotton picking. She picked for one hour, at the end of which she had weighed up 05 pounds. Childs Convicted; Given 10 Years. El Dorado. Ark.—Dave Childs, who, in Augu't last, killed his brother-in law, Franklin Williams, was convict ed in the circuit court here of mur der in the second degree and sen tenced to serve 10 years in the peni tentiary. Childs' brother, who was jointly indicted on the same charge, will be tried at a special term or court called to meet in November. Conductor Stabbed by Engineer. Pine Illuff.—News has been re ceived here that Jack F. Caperton. a Cotton Belt conductor running out of Pine Bluff, was seriously stabbed ut Alden’s Bridge. La., by an enginec named Jones. Caperton was taken to :i hospital for treatment. It seems that the two engaged in a difficulty following an argument about religion. In the fight Jones used his knife. Champion Man Cotton Picker. Russ. 11 villo. George Motley, who lives near Russellville, won last week the cotton picking championship for Pope county. He picked 430 pounds In 11 hours and 1,030 pounds in two days. Lust year G. E. Taylor picked 515 pounds in one day and 1,02.. in two days, which was the best picking for that season. Roads Must Be Good. Bentonville.—The Benton County Levying Court at Its recent meeting unanimously adopted a resolution in structing the county judge not to con sider any proposition for the con struction of any bridgo in the county unless the road leading to the sit* of such proposed bridge shall be Is first-class condition. Plan Poultry Show for December 19. Texarkana.—At a recent meeting of the Texarkana Poultry and Pet Stock Association it was arranged to hold a poultry show on December 19 21. L. D. Gilbert, one of the best known poultry raisers in this section, wil be manager, und it is expected that there will he an unusually fine dis play of birds at the meeting. Record Price for Cotton. Foreman.—Rufus Bradshaw sold a bale of cotton to Thomas Dollarh e for 32 1-8 cents per pound. The ba« weighed 450 pounds and broug $144.56. Scranton Has Ne.w Newspaper. Scranton.—The Scranton Publish ing Company of Scranton has menced the publication of a week, newspaper, the Independent. A New Weekly Newspaper. Higden.—A new weekly newspaper, the Enterprise, has been establis e here by W. V. Goforth. Farmer Is Found Lifeless. Huntsville. — William Lewis, highly respected farmer living 01 miles west of Huntsville, was ou dead on the Huntsville and Spring dale road by a farmer who was *r trig along the highway. There ‘ no evidence of violence to be 0 on ihe corpse. W. G. Cannady, ■ acting coroner, held an Inquest 0 the dead tody and the verdict "* jury was that Lewis came death from natural cause?. ^ round in His pockets two •t-u *> piores and two $5 tills.